Cinnamomum burmannii bark
Bark edible color brown mostly the useful part, the bark fall from the mature trunk sometimes need help.
Leaves edible, can be used for flavor of the leaves, fragrant but week smell.
Flowers small color yellow, flowers grow on stalk in inflorescence.
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Requirements for Cinnamon plant growing and care:
Warm climate, moist soil, rich soil with organic matter,
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed – explanation bellow / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but possible to start from cutting if well trained with cutting it’s faster that to start from seeds
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Contain toxic (courmarin)
Spring to autumn but in hardiness zone of 10a plant in spring, hardiness zone 10b spring to summer, hardiness zone 11 spring to autumn, hardiness zone 12+ all year
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, brown spots
How to prune:
Week, dead branch, design in cinnamon it’s important for harvest
Size of the plant:
4-7 m, 12-21 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water – prefer regular amount of water with humidity and moist soil / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot, containers:
Yes, start with small pot 20-30% bigger than the roots ball, every time that switch the container to bigger switch some of the soil to new soil until arrive to the desirable container size, after that every few years better to switch part of the soil and cut some roots, no need to take the plant out just from the side of the container, soil can be used potting soil or mixture of peat soil and perlite
Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower:
Small flower in yellow color
Pollination is done by:
Thinning the bloom:
There is no need in the blossom, as long as the tree young it’s better to thinning until plant establish
Grow from seeds
Seeds are yellow with a brown bark, in the wild the seeds pass through the digestive of an animal mostly birds, to simulate this situation rub the seeds and remove some of the cover of the seeds and soak it in the water for 24 hours, also recommend to sow in slightly acidic soil
Saving seeds until sowing:
Dry and dark place, room temperature
Tropical spring, subtropical early summer
Different pot, 4*3m (12*10 feet)
How deep to sow the seed?
1-2 cm from the top
Rich soil, moist, half shade
Watering the seeds:
Average amount of water, don’t let it dry
20-30 day but can be more
Condition of the sprout:
Do the seeds require burying?
How to make Vegetative Reproduction?
The time for vegetative reproduction:
Spring / Summer
How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
3-6 weeks (can take more as long as the stem alive do not move)
What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction?
Moist, wet soil, half shade, high humidity
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
After tree establish root it doesn’t matter as long as you leave enough leaves on the tree
Information about leaves:
Light to dark green depend on the sun exposure , shiny oval leaves
Uses of Cinnamon leaves:
Beverage, fragrance, cooked
When to harvest bark?
How to harvest bark?
After tree establish every year it’s possible to cut vertical line in the bark and wait until it disconnect from the tree, another option it’s to wait until the tree will take off the bark
Information about the bark:
Uses of the bark:
Beverage, fragrance, cooked
Alternative names: Cinnamomum burmanni, Indonesian cinnamon, Padang cassia, Batavia cassia, Korintje, Burmannii cinnamon